Dr. Kevin Mo is responsible for developing and managing strategies that generate policy wins in the building and appliance sectors. He is in charge of a portfolio of grants covering the following major initiatives: appliance standards and labels, building codes, existing building retrofits, renewable energy application in buildings, and green buildings. Dr. Mo has extensive experience working with U.S., Chinese and international policymakers and researchers in the fields of energy efficiency and sustainability. Prior to joining the Energy Foundation, Dr. Mo was a Project Director of International Sustainable Buildings with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Before joining NRDC, he worked as a research engineer on energy efficiency for six years with the Maryland-based NAHB Research Center. He also taught in China’s Tsinghua University for three years before earning his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University.